near Burnham launches major £500,000 roof repair project
village church near Burnham-On-Sea has launched a £500,000
fundraising campaign to raise enough money to make urgent repairs
to its roof.
Huntspill Church has begun a five-year project to undertake the
work as part of a major refurbishment.
Tonya Nixon, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Unfortunately,
the current roof is coming to the end of its life and a project
is needed to get the repairs underway."
have had water into the church several times and the walls are
also deteriorating but because the church is listed preservation
is an important part of the work."
and local residents have been invited to donate towards the project
and a number of grant applications are to be submitted.
Reverend Tonya Nixon outside West Huntspill Church